Western Jack O’Lantern Mushrooms (Omphalotus olivascens). The name reflects the bioluminescent property of the gills of a fresh specimen, which emit a greenish glow. This species is poisonous. Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Felton, Santa Cruz Co., Calif.
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Veteran environmental activist, writer, editor, publisher, educator, and coastal wetlands scientist Phyllis Faber has made countless contributions to the Bay Area environmental movement.